Apple’s iPhone 14 lineup has a notable improvement: longer battery life.
During itsWednesday, the smartphone maker said the and iPhone 14 Pro lineups includes “all-day” battery life. Apple says the best battery life is included in the iPhone 14 Plus and was previously available only in the iPhone Pro Max models.
That likely means the latest models will all offer more minutes of battery life than the iPhone 13 series.
Battery life can vary depending on what people use their phones for so the results might not be the same for everyone. The battery information on Apple’s website suggests that you can watch more video and listen to audio for a couple of more hours on the iPhone 14 compared to its predecessor. The company said that the iPhone 14 includes up to 20 hours of video playback, up to 16 hours of streamed video playback and up to 80 hours of audio playback. The iPhone 13 includes up to 19 hours of video playback, up to 15 hours of streamed video playback and up to 75 hours of audio playback. You can compare the battery life of various models on this website.
last year — playing looped video on airplane mode with the screen at half brightness — showed the iPhone 13 Pro lasting 22 hours, 2 minutes, and the iPhone 13 Pro Max lasting 31 hours, 19 minutes. It’ll be interesting to see how the new iPhones compare.
Apple’s improvements to the iPhone’s battery life is one way the tech giant is trying to entice you to upgrade your phone as consumers in general pull back on spending to offset inflation and a murky economic future.
The iPhone 14 starts at $799, the larger screen iPhone 14 Plus starts at $899, the iPhone 14 Pro starts at $999 and the iPhone 14 Pro Max starts at $1,099. At Wednesday’s event, Apple also unveiled the, , and the .